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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O’Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with drugs.

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The comedian’s libel lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court calls O’Connor’s accusations fabricated lies. The lawsuit states O’Connor, who scored a hit in 1990 with her rendition of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” barely knew the superstar and despised him.

O’Connor wrote a Facebook post Monday that stated investigators looking into the supplier of drugs used by Prince should question Hall. She also accused him of drugging her.

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O’Conner’s agent did not immediately return an email message seeking comment.

The lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages but any award would be decided by a jury. The case was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.

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